Hungary Begins Freight Train Exports of Food Products to Hunan Province

The Xiang Ou Express Budapest-Changsha return freight train carrying Central European cargo containers to Changsha, China, was launched from here for the first time on Monday [27 November 2017]. The train carries 41 containers of red wine, beer, cereals, milk powder and hardware accessories made in Hungary and its neighboring countries…Full Article: Xinhua Nov 2017

Brunei and China’s Yuan Longping High-Tech Agriculture Sign Cooperation Agreement

Brunei’s Department of Agriculture and Agrifood, Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (MPRT) and China’s Yuan Longping High-Tech Agriculture Co Ltd, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of agriculture. According to local media on Tuesday [21 November 2017], the signing of the MoU aims to strengthen and advance cooperation

Cheese and Tofu Products Failed China Food and Drug Administration’s Safety Checks

Samples of three food products have failed the latest spot checks on food safety conducted by the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA), the administration said in a statement Thursday. A total of 493 batches of samples featuring six categories of food products underwent spot checks, with the three failed products ordered to be removed

Hunan Fisheries Science Fellow Teaches Classes in Ethiopia

He Wang, a 53-year-old research fellow from the Hunan Fisheries Science Institute, returned once again to Ethiopia on October 16, where she has been teaching fish-farming since 2003. During all these years in Ethiopia, He helped build the country’s first standardized aquaculture base, mentored more than 3,000 students, and is about to publish the country’s

World Bank to Lend USD 100 Million for Heavy Metal Pollution Reduction Program in Hunan Province

The World Bank is to lend 100 million U.S. dollars to a program to reduce heavy metal pollution in China’s largest rice-producing province. “This project is the first of its kind supported by the World Bank in China, and will be innovative in addressing heavy metal pollution in agricultural lands,” said Cao Wendao, the bank’s

Guizhou Province Bans Alcoholic Beverages at Government Events

Southwest China’s Guizhou Province has vowed to outlaw alcohol drinking at all government events and official receptions for the provincial civil servants, which an expert said is aimed at regulating officials’ behavior and enforcing the Party’s eight-point rules on austerity…Full Article: The Global Times Aug 2017 Key Point In September 2017, a ban on alcoholic

Breeder Hogs from the USA Released from Quarantine and Distributed Across China

After being kept in quarantine for 45 days, 980 out of 1,012 breeding hogs imported from the United States were allowed to leave the isolation field in central China’s Hunan Province for farms across China. They included durocs, landraces and large whites – breeds that grow faster and are superior to China’s domestic breeds in